Best Spots For Freelancers And Hot Desking in London
Being a freelancer in London can often feel like an uphill slog; finding structure can be difficult without the rigour of office hours, and finding a spot with a healthy WiFi speed can be impossible at times... so let us hook you up with some solid remote working ideas. We've collected the best bar and restaurants for hot desking in London so you can get your work done in stylish surrounds.
Tucked in between Euston and King's Cross, The Somers Town Coffee House is a cosy, relaxed pub for London freelancers. Just moments away from the British Library, the venue offers free wifi, breakfast from 8am and a selection of beers and great food to motivate and reward yourself with.
Pitch up at this Shoreditch cafe-bar and prepare to get your work on as they bring you delicious coffee, tasty brunch and lunch goods, a few classic cocktails to reward yourself with once the day is done.
Ask For Janice in Farringdon is a favourite cafe for freelancers in London. Open from 7:30am on weekdays, it offers tea, coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner, free wifi and interesting wall art from well-known names like Damien Hirst and Kid Acne.
Cool, calm and effortlessly stylish, Fence is the cafe of choice for the sophisticated out of office worker. It's an oasis of calm in busy Farringdon, with a large beer garden perfect for working in warmer weather.
This beloved Dalston boozer isn't just a haven for live music and Friday night antics, it's also a cracking place to settle in and crack on with work. In the daytime, it provides a cosy nook for the freelance community to crack on and enjoy a pint once they're all done.
Opening late-morning Tuesday-Sunday, The Exhibit in Balham is an all-day food and drink "youth club for adults" - or more like a homework club for the London freelancer. Reasonably priced, with relaxed, friendly staff and a spacious, open-plan seating area, it's an ideal cafe-restaurant for freelancers.
Of all the bars and cafes for freelancers in London, The Book Club in Shoreditch is a particular treat. Beautiful, comfortable and with obligatory coffee and free wifi, when you're done with work for the day you can hang around to experience a taste of their eclectic events programme.
If you're someone who finds themselves easily distracted, the People's Park Tavern is a great London pub to freelance from. With a bustling main bar downstairs, quieter upstairs bar and huge beer garden, you never have to go far for a change of scenery. And if you hit a wall completely then you can blow off steam with a couple of rounds of crazy golf in the garden, or enjoy a walk round neighbouring Victoria Park to refocus the mind.
Insatiably Instagram-able, this bar and restaurant just moments from Sloane Square is the perfect backdrop for your #workinghardorhardlyworking selfie. With food and drinks served all day, its the cafe for freelancers looking for a bit of luxury with their labour.
Perfect for those looking for hot desking in Clapham, Little Orange Door now offers remote workers to set up shop in their gorgeous venue. Workspace passes include bottomless tea and coffee along with fast wifi and a dog-friendly policy.
Located in the heart of Brixton, Brewdog's Coldharbour Lane venue is a top spot for local freelancers looking for a relaxed atmosphere to bash out some work. Open from midday, they've got a great selection of eats to choose from, alongside coffee and that all-important free WiFi.
A perfect cafe and restaurant for freelancers in South West London, this Surbiton bar and eatery is open from 8am every weekday and promises a delicious selection of breakfast and brunch plates, alongside fresh coffee and a few cocktails for after-work treats.
If you're on the hunt for places to hot desk in North London, then look no further than Allora Hall. The gorgeous Crouch End spot welcomes freelancers to swing by, enjoy super fast Wifi and bottomless coffee all day long.
Serata Hall isn't just known for their gorgeous cocktails and pizzas, they're also a dab hand when it comes to accommodating hot deskers in London. From their ample light and gorgeous seating areas to wifi and coffee, it's a must for freelancers in Shoreditch.
With weekly and monthly passes available for bottomless coffee and fast wifi, Brixton's Canova Hall is likely to become the destination cafe for freelancers in London. Add to that the delicious pizzas, which are served all day, and you've got yourself a freelancers Nirvana.